Mon 25 September 2017, The Guardian

Why Buddhist ‘fangsheng’ mercy release rituals can be more cruel than kind

By Harriet Sherwood
I t was intended as a Buddhist act of mercy and compassion, but ended in a criminal conviction and significant environmental risk. The release of hundreds of alien lobsters and crabs into the sea off Brighton has highlighted the perils of a ritual that takes kindness to animals too far.
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